Office Assistant, Specialty Equipment

Vancouver
Posted: 
August 6, 2021

Our Company

Founded in 1963, William F. White International Inc. (“WFW”), a Sunbelt Rentals Company, is Canada’s oldest and largest provider of production equipment to the entertainment industry. With offices across the country, the company services productions of all sizes from coast to coast and houses an extensive state-of-the-art inventory, including camera, lighting, grip, specialty equipment, location support and a growing portfolio of premium studio properties.

Our Shared Purpose

What really gets you out of bed every morning? Other than the smell of coffee, we’re driven by our shared purpose- to make the magic of storytelling happen. It’s not a surprise that our team is comprised of passionate creators and experienced technical experts.  The one thing we all have in common is our love for “moving pictures”, whether it’s glossy high budget TV series or a homegrown Canadian indie film. Our job is to help bring the magic of storytelling to life, by supporting our clients as their go-to Partners in Production.

Our Values

Values are important to us, not only do they set us apart from the pack, but these shared values also bring us together. At the end of the day, it’s these principles that we strive to live by in our everyday professional lives and what we turn to in the face of adversity. 

  • Put people first

We support and respect our team, clients, and community before anything else.

  • Do what we say

We act with integrity and follow through on our commitments.

  • Foster excellence

We engage and empower great people to do great things.

  • Support our communities

We work with our industry partners to build safe, healthy, inclusive, and sustainable communities. 

The Golden Opportunity - Cranes, Robots, and Automobiles

WFW’s Specialty Equipment team is the industry’s go-to for innovative gear and are known for providing the solutions in order to obtain truly memorable shots. From jibs and remote heads to the largest inventory of telescoping cranes in the country, we even carry the SuperTechno 100R, the only one of its kind in the world. Our team also specializes in custom built camera cars, we get fired up about electric vehicles, off-road cars and motorcycles that boast multiple camera platforms. We’re known for our expert technicians who help clients extract the full potential of every option with specialty equipment in our inventory. For every epic shot you see on the big screens, Specialty Equipment and expert technicians are likely working behind the scenes to make it all happen.

To better serve the production industry’s growing ambitions, our Specialty Equipment team is looking for an individual to join us in the role of Office Assistant. This is a full-time, permanent position located in Vancouver.

Responsibilities

  • Handling incoming calls and other communications.
  • Managing filing system. (Digital and hard copies)
  • Recording information as needed.
  • Greeting clients, visitors and production transport as needed.
  • Updating paperwork, maintaining documents.
  • Helping organize and maintain office common areas.
  • Performing general office clerk duties and errands.
  • Order pickup at local suppliers or at our Lougheed location.
  • Assist with invoicing.
  • Other duties as required.

The Ideal Candidate

  • High school diploma or associate degree.
  • Previous experience as an office assistant or in a related field.
  • Personable with strong communication skills.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work well under limited supervision.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and multitasking skills.
  • Strong working experience with Microsoft Excel and the Adobe suite.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

The Icing on the Cake

We’ve got your essentials covered, from competitive base salaries and a group benefits package (with massages and dental) to a group RRSP plan and a company wide profit-sharing program. Our Education and Training team is serious about supporting you with resources to perform at your very best and there is a tuition reimbursement program amongst other things. The WFW team is growing at a rapid rate to meet the world’s unsatiable hunger for awesome content. We’re literally helping to shape the future of entertainment. Join us.

If this sounds like your #dreamjob, then send your best resume to hr@whites.com. All applications will be considered, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.